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Netherworld

MobyRank MobyScore
ZX Spectrum
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Atari ST
73
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DOS
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3.3
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Description

In this game you are trapped in Netherworld. With your space ship you have to make your way through different levels with a hostile environment. Under a time limit you have to collect diamonds to get to the next level. The game is filled with dragons, moving mines, acid spitting creatures and lots more. Your space ship is able to shoot, furthermore you can collect several power ups, such as sand glasses to ease the time limit, shield restore or items that give you invulnerability.

Screenshots

Netherworld DOS Level 2
Netherworld Atari ST The title screen
Netherworld ZX Spectrum You've gotta shoot your way to freedom here
Netherworld Commodore 64 Let's go.

Alternate Titles

  • "Abyss Zone" -- Working title

User Reviews

a great nostalgic and old style gaming experience DOS xcom1602 (936)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1989 810 out of 1000 81
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Sep, 1988 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Sep, 1988 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Atari ST Oct, 1988 75 out of 100 75
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Dec, 1988 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Commodore 64 Sep, 1988 73 out of 100 73
The One Atari ST Oct, 1988 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 8.2 out of 12 68
ST Action Atari ST Oct, 1988 65 out of 100 65
ST/Amiga Format Amiga Nov, 1988 64 out of 100 64

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Trivia

The grinning person in the game cover art bears definite resemblance to Jukka Tapanimäki, the designer/programmer of the original C64 version of the game.
Contributed to by xcom1602 (936), Riamus (8121) and Martin Smith (63136)